The letter, released Friday according to The Associated Press but signed on May 31 and addressed to Bolivian President Luis Arce, is a response to another letter sent to the Pontiff on May 22 by the South American president.
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However, it hasn’t been determined whether these religious are part of the group of eight former provincial superiors who were suspended by the order at the beginning of May as part of the internal investigations of the order.
Illinois Attorney General Report: Nearly 2,000 Children Were Victims of Clergy Sex Abuse Over 70-Year Span
A report alleges that 451 Catholic clerics and religious brothers sexually abused 1,997 victims within the state’s Catholic dioceses from 1950 through 2019.
The now-former priest, Kevin McGoldrick, has since sought voluntary laicization after being investigated and disciplined by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Father Gonzalez-Farias, from the Diocese of San Bernardo, Chile, was arraigned in federal court for the district of South Carolina.
The woman told an Italian newspaper that her reports of Father Marko Rupnik’s alleged serial abuse were ignored by superiors, and that ‘Father Marko was protected by everyone.’
A judge of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City issued a confidentiality ruling Dec. 2.
A law firm says that the 116 lawsuits may be a small percentage of the total number of suits filed under the California Child Victims Act, which was passed in 2019.
The 456-page report claims to identify more than 600 victims. A four-year investigation has been conducted, drawing on hundreds of thousands of documents subpoenaed from the Archdiocese of Baltimore.